Motion is Lotion: Move your body daily

What promotes good joint and bone health, mental fortitude, strength, excellent circulation, coordination, increased cognitive and learning capabilities, reflex reactivity, immune function and an ability to concentrate better? Movement


It sounds so simple and yet, it eludes many people as they assume that movement equals exercise and exercise is strenuous and perhaps even unpleasant. But our bodies are designed to move, and movement is critical for physical and mental well-being; even small amounts of movement daily can offset various ailments and improve health. 


Without movement, the body deteriorates and becomes susceptible to illness and disease. Regular movement is more important than ever, due to increasingly sedentary lifestyles.  Movement provides various health benefits beyond weight loss, including improvement of cardiopulmonary, musculoskeletal and organ health.  In short, sitting isn’t very good for us more than in short stints....

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10 Tips For A Healthy "Pair"

Let’s focus on prevention and awareness to support our “girls”!

Breast cancer is one of the most common kinds of cancer in women. The good news is that most women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early.

#1 Exercise!

Studies consistently show that increased physical activity is linked to lowering breast cancer risk. It’s thought that physical activity regulates hormones including estrogen and insulin, which can fuel breast cancer growth. Fat cells produce estrogen, and high levels of estrogen have been linked to certain cancers. Working out can shrink the size of fat cells, so your body pumps out less estrogen. Regular exercise also helps women stay at a healthy weight, which also helps regulate hormones and helps keep the immune system healthier. Even older women need to be concerned about estrogen, because of it being produced by fat cells post-menopause.

There is no magic number of hours a woman should exercise to prevent or lower...

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